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Prostate Cancer

Nude Calendar For Prostate Cancer: New Jersey Ladies Disrobe For The Cause

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

AP: WYCKOFF, N.J. -- Twelve New Jersey women have shed their clothes to pose for a calendar to raise awareness about prostate cancer. Proceeds ...

Astoria Characters: The Serious Smiler

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It doesn't matter where he goes -- the corner deli, the N train, the organic market -- Todd Killian stands out in the crowd. Todd smiles a toothy grin and stops to talk to strangers.

'Movember': Facial Hair for a Cause

Halle Tecco | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Halle Tecco

Movember is an international month-long "celebration" of the mustache, where men grow out their whiskers to raise money and awareness of major health issues affecting their gender.

Real Men Eat Field Turf

Rabbi Jennifer Krause | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Jennifer Krause

This past Sunday, the NFL upped the ante on what it means to be a Real Man and on what it means to be a person.

Trying to Put Genie Back in the Bottle

Philip Lee Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Philip Lee Miller

The current uproar regarding the task force recommendations on breast cancer screening highlights how guidelines have a tendency to insinuate themselves into the fabric of bureaucratic mandates.

Baloney Science On The Perils Of Meat

David Becker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Becker

There is no perfect diet for humans. As we're learning, what you eat probably matters less than how much processing it's been through or in the case of meat, how the animal has been fed.

Jeff Jarvis Prostate Cancer "Cured": Doctor

Buzz Machine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

My surgeon called with the results of the pathology report on my prostate cancer. "It's all good news," he said. The cancer was contained to the prost...

Tantric Sex After Prostate Cancer

Lokita and Steve Carter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lokita and Steve Carter

From the tantric perspective there are many ways to connect with our ecstatic selves, with our without the medical help. To experience high sex is a transformational journey, not dependent on the prostate, and it enriches not only our sexual activities but our entire life.

End of Life Consultations: Adults Only

Barbara Coombs Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara Coombs Lee

Some leaders prefer to confine us in childhood, so we need never acknowledge, grieve over or plan for our own deaths. A childish approach to end-of-life issues permeated the August recess.

Minorities and Health Care: What's the Real Story?

Francesca Biller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Francesca Biller

While health care is in need of radical reform for millions of Americans, minorities and especially blacks have historically suffered disproportionately from poor or non-existent health care.

FDA Needs To Dismiss Former Monsanto Counsel

Samuel S. Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Samuel S. Epstein

The recent appointment of Michael Taylor as FDA's Senior Food Safety Advisor is of major public health concern since he is a former counsel for Monsanto who argued rBGH was safe.

Jeff Jarvis: I Have Prostate Cancer

Buzz Machine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I have cancer, prostate cancer. When the doctor told me, he said that if you're going to get it, this is the one to get. It made feel as if I'd jus...

A Letter to Senator Dodd Following His Cancer Diagnosis

Kim Stagliano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kim Stagliano

You well know that tens of millions of Americans without health insurance remain sleepless when they or a loved one become ill. And I know you're fighting to change that. Thank you.

Free White Sox Tickets -- With Prostate Exam

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Illinois' public health chief Dr. Damon Arnold, a prostate cancer survivor, is urging men to get free prostate cancer screenings. The...

Dendreon PROSTATE CANCER VACCINE Improves Survival

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

An experimental treatment that takes an entirely new approach to fighting prostate cancer extended survival in a late-stage study, its maker announced...

John McEnroe Ponders His Prostate

Dave Hollander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dave Hollander

Once the enfant-terrible of professional tennis, a middle-aged John McEnroe has grown less concerned with his backhand than with his backside.

Extending Male Longevity -- Why Prostate Screening Still Makes Sense

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephen C. Rose

I didn't know that when I happened on to a surgeon to remove my Gleason 7 prostate that I would not only get the world's foremost practitioner of robotic surgical procedures but also a crusader for men.

The Fighting Spirit: What are Don Imus' Chances of Beating Prostate Cancer?

Ben Sherwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ben Sherwood

Imus is a tough guy, people will say, and he'll whip this disease like a defenseless guest on his show. But does the fighting spirit really make a difference in this kind of survival challenge?

Don Imus: I Have Prostate Cancer

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Controversial radio host Don Imus announced Monday morning on his radio show that he has been diagnosed with Stage II Prostate Cancer. Imus, 68, said...

All Calories are Not the Same!

Dr. Dean Ornish | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Dean Ornish

It's important to lose weight in a way that enhances your health rather than one that may compromise it.

Dueling Docs -- the Vitamin Wars

Janice Horowitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Horowitz

We now know that no vitamin has those powers to prevent disease. Most people are probably relieved to know that they don't have to spend that money on these vitamins anymore.

Jimmy V and the Closed Wallet

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

I'm not the only person thinking twice about giving money to charity. Or about spending money. Most people have the same kind of hesitation that I have. And this compounds the financial crisis problem.

Healthy Lifestyle's Impact on Your Genes

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alison Rose Levy

When a Western doctor sticks a tongue depressor down your throat and tells you to say; "Ahhh," he's using one of the five senses to observe throat red...

Masturbation Cuts Risk Of Cancer

BBC | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Men could reduce their risk of developing prostate cancer through regular masturbation, researchers suggest. They say cancer-causing chemicals could ...

Movember: In Which I Grow A Moustache For Charity And Meet A Village Person

Andy Kondrat | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andy Kondrat

Movember provides an easy slide from lightheartedness to the more pressing issues. If you're sporting a moustache in public these days, Garone believes "You're actually compelled to explain yourself...You're compelled to go, 'Hey, I don't normally look like this; I'm growing a moustache for Movember, for men's health.'